One goal of the Buffalo Ski Club—located just a few minutes outside of West Falls at 7414 State Road in Colden—is for families to have a place to ski and enjoy snow sports together. In the case of families where someone has a disability—mental, emotional or physical—finding an activity the whole group can do together becomes more of a challenge.
The dark, cave-like atmosphere of the foyer in the East Aurora Village Hall has been enhanced with bright lights and a donation of historic maps to greet people walking into the building.
By using a mixture of embroidery, carving and natural materials, artist Hillary Fayle creates some especially unique and delicate pieces. Fayle’s artwork features tree leaves of different colors, shapes and sizes, decorated with embroidery in a variety of colors and patterns. The Iroquois graduate and former Elma resident currently lives in Virginia, where she is pursuing her master's degree in craft/material studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.
The Kiwanis Club of East Aurora has become a major supporter of the campaign to enhance the Millard Fillmore Presidential Site on Shearer Avenue. Grace Meibohm and John Pagliaccio, former presidents of both the Aurora Historical Society and Kiwanis Club, recently presented a $1,000 check to Historical Society Director Robert Lowell Goller and President Susan McBurney.
Every Wednesday during the summer, the Foolish Pleasure glides out to the Buffalo Harbor, ready to race.
Survey responses from the recent questionnaire sent to Town of Wales residents—which was produced with the help of the New York Rural Water Association, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving a quality water supply for generations to come throughout the state—have greatly exceeded the original projections by organizers.
Andrew Bauerschmidt, Evan Michalski, Chris Niepsuj and Alex Freitag recently became the newest Eagle Scouts of Immaculate Conception in East Aurora's Boy Scout Troop 599. They were honored at a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor on June 22.
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced that Elma resident Morgan Paladino has received the Gold Award, the highest award available in Girl Scouting. She was recognized earlier this month with 45 other scouts during a ceremony at Samuel's Grande Manor in Williamsville.
During its first practice of the season, the East Aurora/Holland football team set three of its fastest players–Mike Coatsworth, Zach Jones and Brigham Rogers–off to race the 40-yard dash, which Jones won with a time of 4.56 seconds. The first game of the season for the team is Sept. 5 at Amherst.